This book aims to open up the conversation about a topic that is still surrounded by taboo and shame. By showing diversity, educating ourselves on anatomy and sexual health and openly talking about our experiences and our insecurities, we can change the way we look at our bodies — and the bodies of others. More than colourful illustrations, all based on real vulvas.
The vulva plural vulvas or vulvae; derived from Latin for wrapper or covering consists of the external female sex organs. The vulva includes the mons pubislabia majoralabia minoraclitorisvestibular bulbsvulval vestibuleurinary meatusthe vaginal openingand Bartholin's and Skene's vestibular glands. The urinary meatus is also included as it opens into the vulval vestibule.
Female genital sores are bumps and lesions in or around the vagina. Some sores may be itchy, painful, tender, or produce a discharge. And, some may not cause any symptoms. Bumps or sores on the genitals sometimes happen for no reason and resolve on their own.
Vulvar cancer is cancer that occurs on the vulva — the fleshy area that surrounds your vagina and the tube urethra where urine leaves your body. Vulvar cancer is a type of cancer that occurs on the outer surface area of the female genitalia. The vulva is the area of skin that surrounds the urethra and vagina, including the clitoris and labia.
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If you're struggling to find what you need, call our Support line on 7 days a week, 8am-8pm. All of these symptoms can happen with conditions other than cancer, but it is always important to get them checked by your GP. Vulval cancer can take many years to develop.
Back to Health A to Z. Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that causes itchy white patches on the genitals or other parts of the body. There's no cure, but treatment can help relieve the symptoms. Lichen sclerosus affects people of all ages, including children.
The premenarchal child's vulva should be assessed at each physician visit, even in the absence of symptoms. Vulvar problems eg, hymenal lacerations, vulvovestibulitis, or labial adhesions account for a significant percentage of pediatric outpatient diagnoses, yet related symptoms may not be volunteered by patient or parent, underlining the necessity for physical examination in order to have a complete data base. Despite the importance of the vulvar examination, it is omitted in a large percentage of cases, reflecting deficits in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training. In order to facilitate the thorough examination of the premenarchal girl's vulva, the four premenarchal stages of development and the physical changes encountered at each stage are described.